- Honda’s all-new plug-in hybrid is competitively labelled with a many strong customary apparatus among plug-in hybrid vehicles
- Five-passenger, low-emissions car goes on sale Dec 1
- 47-mile all-electric EPA operation rating is tip of any plug-in hybrid sedan
Just in time for a holidays, a 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid will go on sale Dec 1, 2017 during dealerships nationwide. The midsize plug-in hybrid starts during a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $33,400 with rarely versed customary apparatus and is charity with a Touring trim for $36,600.1
“The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid takes a large step brazen in bringing Honda electrified vehicles into a mainstream with no concede to performance, operation or comfort,” pronounced Ray Mikiciuk, partner clamp boss of Honda Automobile Sales. “The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid leads a container with a tip all-electric operation rating of any plug-in hybrid sedan and a many extensive customary equipment, atmospheric five-passenger cabin and a ample case – all during an affordable cost point.”
Clarity Plug-in Hybrid owners are authorised for a sovereign income taxation credit of adult to $7,500 when they purchase, and for additional state rebates, where available, when they squeeze or franchise a model. Residential skill owners might also take advantage of financing and incentives from their internal supervision and application company, where available, to implement an EV charger.
The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid warranted a tip all-electric operation rating among all plug-in hybrid sedans with a EPA operation rating of 47 miles on a full charge.2 The indication also perceived an EPA fuel economy rating of 110 sum MPGe, among a tip of midsize plug-in hybrids, and a gasoline usually 44/40/42 MPG rating (city/highway/combined).2
For longer trips, a Clarity Plug-in Hybrid can implement a hyper-efficient 1.5-liter Atkinson cycle 4-cylinder engine to beget electricity and, underneath certain conditions, to act as a approach energy source. The Clarity Plug-in perceived an altogether EPA pushing operation rating of 340 miles.2
The vehicle’s electromotive energy comes from a 181-horsepower electric engine producing 232 lb.-ft. of torque and sketch energy from both a gasoline engine and a 17-kilowatt hour (kWh) battery container with a recharge time of usually 2.5 hours during 240 volts. The Clarity Plug-in comforts Honda’s two-motor hybrid powertrain that has a sum complement outlay of 212 horsepower.3
The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid comforts 3 selectable modes – Normal, Econ and Sport – permitting drivers to customize their experience, maximizing potency or pushing performance. A fourth mode – HV mode – is supposing to say a battery’s state of assign and can be comparison in and with Normal, Econ and Sport pushing modes.
The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid joins a Clarity Electric, launched Aug 2017, and Clarity Fuel Cell, launched in Dec 2016, to finish a Clarity array of vehicles, charity business an array of electrified car choices in a sophisticated, atmospheric and comprehensively versed five-passenger midsize sedan. The Clarity array is during a forefront of Honda’s beginning to move electrified car record into a mainstream. The association has announced a goal for electrified vehicles to contain two-thirds of a tellurian car sales by 2030.
Honda Clarity Series
As a subsequent course of Honda’s energetic styling for electrified products, any Clarity various has a low, far-reaching aerodynamic physique with singular pattern elements, including a possess special favourite color, and differentiated front styling, headlights, tail lamps, non-compromised case space, Honda Sensing customary and 18-inch amalgamate circle designs. Combined with superb and modernized extraneous styling, any Clarity array car has a atmospheric interior with gentle seating for 5 adults, given with premium, environmentally obliged materials.
Offering Honda’s “fun-to-drive” DNA, any Clarity various provides a smooth, still and rarely polished pushing experience, aided by a well-spoken and seamless impression of electric expostulate torque and acceleration. The Clarity array also comforts modernized technologies, including Display Audio with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ integration, and a full apartment of Honda Sensing® reserve and driver-assistive technologies.
With 3 opposite powertrains and oppulance packaging, this common “3-in-1” height plan is enabling Honda to respond to infrastructure and marketplace developments, yield business national with an ultra-low CO car that meets their lifestyle needs, and will take Honda toward aloft volume sales of modernized powertrain products that will assistance revoke CO2 emissions.
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with modernized reserve technologies sole by over 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Fit, Civic, Accord and Clarity array newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, a Ridgeline pickup and a Odyssey minivan. Honda has been producing automobiles in America for 35 years and now operates 19 vital production comforts in North America. In 2016, some-more than 96 percent of all Honda vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.
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1 MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) incompatible tax, license, registration, $890 end assign and options. Dealer prices might vary.
2 Based on 2018 model-year EPA ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your MPG/MPGe and operation will change depending on pushing conditions, how we expostulate and say your vehicle, lithium-ion battery container age/condition and other factors.
3 Total-system horsepower as totalled by a peak, point outlay of a electric engine and gasoline engine.